Mansion Tyne Newcastle: Where is student accommodation, who lives there and how much does it cost?

A murder investigation has been launched after a Northumbria University student was found dead at Mansion Tyne student accommodation.

Mansion Tyne in Newcastle is a student accommodation found just a short walk from Northumbria University and Newcastle University.

It is home to some of the city's 42,000-strong student population and is often chosen for its prime location and views of the Quayside from some rooms.

Mansion Tyne has hit headlines this week after the body of a 24-year-old Northumbria University student was found in one of the accommodation's rooms.

Northumbria Police have launched a murder investigation and arrested a 21-year-old man. More on the ongoing investigation can be found here.

Where is Mansion Tyne student accommodation?

Mansion Tyne student accommodation on Howard Street (Image: Google Streetview)

Mansion Tyne is found on Howard Street in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. It is in between the city centre, Sandyford and Byker.

Howard Street is just a few minutes' walk from the Quayside and its nearest Metro station is Manors.

Mansion Tyne is next to the Quayside Pharmacy, Premier Inn and St Ann's Church.

Students living at the accommodation can be on campus in the city centre in around 10 minutes.

Who lives at Mansion Tyne?

Mansion Tyne is owned by The Mansion Group, which runs student accommodation sites across the UK. It is not owned by either Newcastle University or Northumbria University.

Therefore, students at both those universities, as well as other institutes, can live in one of the rooms.

The Mansion Tyne site states: "Whether you are a first year just starting out your student journey or a postgraduate looking for somewhere private and peaceful to study, we offer an eclectic range of room types to suit all needs.

"As one of the most affordable student cities in the country and with iconic landmarks our property is located within walking distance from Northumbria University, Newcastle University and Newcastle College, Mansion Tyne is perfectly positioned for all students studying in Newcastle."

How much does it cost to live at Mansion Tyne?

Rooms are available from £111 per week

The price that students pay to live at Mansion Tyne depends on the type of room they live in.

Rooms come with bills included and are all sold out for the academic year just started. Prices start from £111 per week.

Choices range from a Classic Ensuite to Deluxe Studios and one-bed apartments.